[ros-users] FYI Kinect hacked driver for linux

Stefan Kohlbrecher stefan.kohlbrecher at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 11 17:34:51 UTC 2010


I'm looking at publishing a PointCloud2. Have a lot of other stuff to
do though, so I might not be able to finish that node in the next
days. It's also very basic and probably a bit ugly, because I haven't
done much ROS coding outside of tutorials and testing of
orocos_toolchain_ros yet ;)

2010/11/11 Ivan Dryanovski <ivan.dryanovski at gmail.com>:
> Is anyone working on a ROS wrapper/driver for this? I have a Kinect
> and I was thinking about starting to write one
>
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Stefan Kohlbrecher
> <stefan.kohlbrecher at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Very impressive sensor, especially considering the price.
>> Sample image I took today:
>> http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/5162/kinectscreenshot.png
>>
>> Minimum range is about 0.5m, from 1 to 4 meters+ one gets very dense
>> depth information.
>>
>> 2010/11/11 John Browning <john_jsb at hotmail.com>:
>>>
>>> Would be a great addition for a cheap ranging sensor
>>>
>>> http://news.cnet.com/8301-13772_3-20022467-52.html
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